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The Library

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14/1 Moo 2, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Ranked #20 of 77 hotels in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The theme of the hotel really is brilliant and the rooms were so spacious, luxurious and very very cool. Excellent location in the heart of chaweng and the beach is beautiful! As was the lovely red pool. However for the price you're paying I feel the staff could have been more accommodating. They seemed keen to remind us that things... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is one of the best hotel I have every stayed at. I stayed twice, one time on the first floor and one time on the ground floor. Both floors are good. The first floor has a balcony with sunbeds and the groundfloor has a sort of a room you can turn into an indoor or an outdoor room.... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful trip in Thailand and one of the spots was Samui. We chose The Library because had a wish for intimate cosy minimalist-style honeymoon. Hotel is really overpriced, guys! Even though I previously contacted the hotel directly by email, and they offered me their "best rate". Rooms really need renovation and look a bit depressive sometimes. Strange... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay on a different part if the island as we felt chaweng is really too crowded for us but we were curious to see this hotel. Amazing people and service! We tried drinks on a few nights and the restaurant one night, always great! Great contemporary style!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Library is like an oasis in the Bophut area. Entering the resort you can feel the quietness and the feeling of vacation. The red swimming pool becomes the icon of this resort. Staffs are so helpful anywhere and you feel like you are being taken care of very well. Room is spacious with a Mac inside helping me to... More

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Durham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch today while out in town. This place stands out from the crowd with a smart contemporary feel, pleasant helpful staff and delicious food. The menu is an easy to read but plentiful size, with plenty to offer everyone. Drinks are plentiful and you can choose from beer, wine, cocktails and spirits. Pleasant music playing throughout our... More

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Verona, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We've stopped by one nigth just for a drink. That was one of my best nigth in city! The atmosphere is sublime, interior design well curated with unique piece of forniture. Cocktail amazing and well prepared, alcholic and not alcholic. Ofte you can also listen to live good music and enjoy your staying. Price are ok for a place like... More

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Dubai UAE
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We'd summarise by saying this place is too much pomp and "style" over comfort and substance. It's OK but not worth the money at all. We actually left after the first night even though we'd already paid for 3...we just didn't like it at all, and it felt depressing, We were sorry to lose the money but didn't want to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Visited The Library for afternoon cocktails & found staff to be overly friendly & accommodating, Lovely cocktail selection & a fantastic location in the heart of Chaweng. Great pool & free wifi upon arrival. Perfect venue to relax & overlook the ocean for couples.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've bene there two times, and every time is fantastic, the beach is clean, rooms are big and with a beatiful design and the breakfast on the sand is beatiful, restaurant is full of good dish, and The atmosphere is Magic

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Address: 14/1 Moo 2, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Library 4.5*
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The Library Hotel Bophut
Library Koh Samui
Library Hotel Koh Samui
The Library Ko Samui/Bophut

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Bophut #15 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut #15 Luxury Hotel in Bophut
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The Library is a stunning conceptual hotel built in a semi-minimalist architectural design, located at the heart of Chaweng Beach. Shaped by the hands of an island local who was inspired by books and a simple lifestyle philosophy, the property has now become an international icon of style and was recently recognized by Tripadvisor as the number one trendiest hotel in Thailand (2012).The Library offers its guests a total of 26 unique accommodations in the form of Exotic Suites located on the ground floor, Smart Studios on the upper levels, and a new ultra-luxurious unit called the Bookmark which is set to launch by October 2012. Interspersed with age-old trees and various works of art, The Library and its surroundings boast a balance of nature and culture. Interiors bathed in a minimalist palette are completed with modern facilities such as 42-inch plasma screen televisions, iPod touch, and iMAC computers with high-speed Internet connection. True to the belief that a perfect holiday equals an opportunity to enjoy one good novel, guests are invited to browse through the well-curated collection of books at The Lib, which gives The Library its distinctive name. An award-winning restaurant called The Page is also open for all-day dining, and the new Drink Gallery whips up an artistic blend of good food, warm vibes and the island’s most fantastic drinks. ... more   less 
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